Posts tagged "chris rock"

Chris Rock & Malaak Compton-Rock Are Ending Their 18-Year Marriage

Chris Rock and his wife are splitting after 18 years of marriage. Sigh. That's a long time. Does love last for anyone anymore? [Us Weekly] Singer Adele is denying that there is trouble in her marriage to husband Simon Konecki. [People] After Mel B. appeared on "The X Factor" with visible bruises, rumors swirled that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 29, 2014

Chris Rock Incites Controversy With 9/11 & Boston Marathon Jokes In His “SNL” Opening Monologue

Chris Rock hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend and joked about 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing in his opening monologue, which some people definitely did not like. [Dlisted] Rihanna as a Ninja Turtle is maybe the best celeb Halloween costume I've seen. [Dlisted] Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, ended her…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 3, 2014

Chris Rock Ad-Libs Against Chris Brown On “Today”

This morning on "The Today Show," Matt Lauer came back from a commercial break and commented on the gorgeous sunshine: "We're hoping the same kind of weather hits us tomorrow when we've got Chris Brown out on the plaza." Matt's awkward word choice proved too tempting for guest Chris Rock -- check out the video…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 7, 2012

Director Of “My Nappy Roots” Sues Chris Rock Over “Good Hair”

Chris Rock's "Good Hair" hasn't even come out yet, and he's already being sued. Filmmaker Regina Kimbell filed the suit, claiming that the flick infringes on the copyright for her award-winning documentary, "My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage," which she maybe screened for Chris Rock two years ago. The lawsuit claims that there…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2009

We See Chick Flicks: Chris Rock’s “Good Hair”

Starring Chris Rock, Nia Long, Al Sharpton, Raven-Symoné, and Andre Harrell Directed by, Jeff Stilson Written by Lance Crouther, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar, and Jeff Stilson Have you ever sat in a gym locker room and wondered why black women don't wash their hair after an invigorating workout? Or wondered how your black coworker went…

By: Annika Harris / October 7, 2009

Chris Rock On Polanski: “It’s Rape!”

I've been getting increasingly pissy about the lack of celebrities speaking out against Roman Polanski compared to those -- like Whoopi Goldberg -- who've been making lame excuses for him raping a 13-year-old girl and evading jail time. But not Chris Rock! The comic was on "Jay Leno" last night, promoting his new movie, "Good…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 2, 2009

“Good Hair” Documentary Looks Promising

We were really intrigued by "Good Hair," Chris Rock's documentary that explores the idea of "good hair" in black culture, when it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Now that the trailer has been released we're even more excited, because it delves into an aspect of black culture that isn't often discussed outside…

By: Annika Harris / August 4, 2009

Chris Rock Knows “Good Hair”

The subject of "good hair" wasn't given much attention in my family growing up. Hair was as good as you made it and it didn't matter whether your hair was naturally straight or softly curly. Grooming hair, however, was a big topic and, at times, an all day affair. I remember having my hair straightened…

By: Annika Harris / January 26, 2009

The Top 10 Sexy Ugly Guys We’d Love To Love

Ugly can be so cute. Case in point: Trolls! What girl can resist one of those cuties? But now that we’re grown up, our tastes have gotten more sophisticated and translated from dolls to men. We’ve all found ourselves drooling over some piece of ass of our friends would call a “butterface.” Who cares?! So…

By: Simcha / September 12, 2008